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Atkinson, Thomas, 1807-1881

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1807-08-06 - 1881-01-04

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Atkinson and Murchison Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-336
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Atkinson and Murchison families of Wilmington, North Carolina. A significant portion pertains to Reverend Thomas Atkinson and his son-in-law Reverend David Hillhouse Buel, both North Carolina leaders in the Episcopal church. Additional content relates to various members of the Atkinson and Murchison families, particularly Rev. Atkinson's son--Colonel John Wilder Atkinson, John Wilder's daughter--Loulie Atkinson Murchison, her husband Joel Williams...
Dates: 1816-1968

Letter to Rev. Watson from Bishop Thomas Atkinson, 1865 January 27

 Item — Box 17, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Letter to Rev. Watson from Bishop Thomas Atkinson stating that it was permissible, given the area was under control of "the enemy," that prayers be omitted for the president and congress of the Confederate States. "The enemy" was Union troops following the fall of Fort Fisher two weeks earlier.

Dates: 1865 January 27

Letter to Rev. Watson from Bishop Thomas Atkinson, 1865 May 29

 Item — Box 17, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Letter to Rev. Watson from Bishop Thomas Atkinson stating that the church should resume prayers for the president of the United States given the status of the war.

Dates: 1865 May 29

Rt. Reverend Thomas Atkinson, 1862-1881, 1992

 Sub-Sub-Series
Scope and Contents

This sub-sub-series contains biographical information, correspondence, and photographs of the Rt. Reverend Thomas Atkinson (1807-1881), who was rector of St. James from 1862-1864. After resigning as Bishop of North Carolina, Atkinson took up the call as rector for the church when Rev. Drane died of yellow fever in 1862.

Dates: 1862-1881, 1992